Energy Storage

New Technology on Display as ARPA-E Preps for Funding Surge

April 11, 2016

We take a look at some of the new technologies displayed at last month's ARPA-E Innovation Summit, as well as funding initiatives over the past year and some of the numerous companies...

Norwegian Oil Company Launches $200M VC Fund for Cleantech Investments

March 15, 2016

Statoil's new fund just invested $3 million into a New York wind company and plans dozens more in sectors like solar, energy storage, and transportation. The Norwegian oil company's...

The Paris Agreement: What it Means for Climate Finance

February 29, 2016

Experts from Goldman Sachs, RBC, Sindicatum and more share their thoughts and insights about what the historic climate change agreement will mean for clean tech and finance. Optimism...

Clean Tech Investors, Entrepreneurs Look to Energy Storage, China

February 29, 2016

Transportation, agriculture and energy efficiency were hot sectors for investors last year. Corporate investors, meanwhile, are showing even greater interest in cleantech. Energy storage...

1955 Capital’s Andrew Chung on Top Clean Tech Opportunities in China

March 1, 2016

Andrew Chung’s quest to become global matchmaker for sustainability got a big boost recently with his firm’s initial close of $200 million in anchor commitments. Chung reveals...

What 2015 Means for Cleantech Projects and Financing in 2016

February 9, 2016

Battery storage costs declining, record global solar expansion, and the availability of project financing are the most important trends to watch for in 2016, says UGE International...

Resiliency Driving Demand, Financing for Smart Energy Storage

October 20, 2015

Green Charge Networks, Sunverge and NYSERDA officials discuss how energy storage is meeting customers' demand for grid resiliency. And Sunverge is raising capital to deploy its solar...

Former ARPA-E Head Cheryl Martin’s Outlook on the Industry

July 8, 2015

Former ARPA-E director Cheryl Martin talks to us about cleantech funding, her new focus on the “middle of the pipe,” New York’s REV, and about making the impossible become inevitable....

This Ain't No Science Fair: VC's Hunt Deals at Latest ARPA-E Pitch Event

July 8, 2015

In the format of speed dating, the rapid-fire pitch session had four top venture capitalist’s trying to decide: Is this a reasonable business plan to sell a finished product to real...

Briefing: Emerging Opportunities in Distributed Energy Storage Systems

June 5, 2015

We surveyed top investors, including DBL Investors & Black Coral Capital, and innovators to uncover emerging trends driving adoption and financing of distributed energy and smart storage...